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Valuation is the putting of a monetary price on non-market factors, such as health outcomes and ecosystem services. Research by RFF experts on this topic covers both stated and revealed preference approaches and incorporates recent advances in emerging fields, such as behavioral economics.

Explainer: The Value of Science

What do economists mean by value, and how do they think about the value of information?

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The Societal Value of NOAA's Digital Coast

An RFF report examines ways in which the Digital Coast, an online platform run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, creates societal value through better-informed decisionmaking on coastal issues.

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